14 days in Egypt Itinerary

14 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Alexandria
— 1 night
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Cairo
— 3 nights
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Luxor
— 3 nights
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Hurghada
— 2 nights
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Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights

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Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Known for its turbulent and eventful past, the port city of Alexandria retains a historic charm and atmosphere, boasting thousands of years of Egypt's cultural heritage.
To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Alexandria trip planning tool.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Alexandria is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Alexandria is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, things will get much colder in Alexandria: highs are around 23°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cairo.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games
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Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa ©
Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa

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Cairo

Cairo ©
More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
Kids will enjoy The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Coptic Cairo. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pyramids of Giza and Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairo: Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara) and Great Sphinx (in Giza). There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the activities along Nile River, and stroll through Zamalek (Gezira Island).

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cairo holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Alexandria to Cairo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. December in Cairo sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

Giza, Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Let the collections at Shop Sandouk and Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Temple of Karnak and Luxor Temple. There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medinet Habu, and delve into the distant past at Colossi of Memnon.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Luxor route planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Luxor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cairo in December: highs in Luxor hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Hurghada.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

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Hurghada

Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then browse the different shops at Senzo Mall, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Hurghada Grand Aquarium. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Mosque El Mina Masjid, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then cool off at Makadi Water World, and finally see the interesting displays at Selkhet Papyrus.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hurghada online route builder.

You can take a bus from Luxor to Hurghada in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Luxor in December since evenings lows in Hurghada dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling
Parasailing & Paragliding

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Sharm El Sheikh

An enviable location on the southern end of the Sinai Peninsula and year-round warm weather boost tourism in Sharm El Sheikh and make it one of Egypt's premier travel destinations.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Off-Road Tours. Family-friendly places like Na'ama Bay and Shark's Bay Beach will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to Blue Hole in Dahab (about 1h 25 min away). And it doesn't end there: see the top attractions with Bibo Viaggi, browse for treasures at St Catherine Shop, pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral, and pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Victims of Plane Crash of Boeing 737.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary builder website.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in December, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Dahab
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole

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